As parents, we can often run dry when it comes to finding new, innovative and of course cheap ways to entertain our kids. Whilst itâ€™s often easy to just let them play on their Xbox or sit them down in front of their favourite cartoon, what we really want is a source to provide us with quick-and-easy and fun childrenâ€™s activities.
Well, hurrah, because we have found a great source to do just that!
No Time For Flash Cards is an excellent website created by teachers and mothers to provide the rest of us with a range of accessible and easy to follow childrenâ€™s activities, some for home-education, and some just for fun!
You can find activities by searching youâ€™re your own particular criteria, but there is a handy and comprehensive Categories bar down the right hand-side which lists many types of activities (for example, Musical Activities, Flower Art and Treasure Maps). You can also find age-appropriate activities using the Crafts tab at the top, which lists craft activities by school age (it is worth noting
Here is just a quick look at some of the great childrenâ€™s activities No Time For Flash Cards offers:
- Paint Sample Flowers â€“ a way of using those cardboard paint sample slips of paper you can pick up to create colourful paper art.
- Family Photo Quilt â€“ using photos placed on square pieces of card which are tied together at the corners in a 3×3 formation to create a hanging photo quilt.
- Easy Hair Bow â€“ a way of tying ribbon bows onto a hair tie to create funky new hair bows for girls.
These are just a very small collection of easy, cheap and fun childrenâ€™s activities, so what are you waiting for?!